VOL. 123 | NO. 208 | Thursday, October 23, 2008
The Memphis Regional Chamber will hold a Breakfast Forum today from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. in the Skyway Ballroom of The Peabody hotel, 149 Union Ave. C.H. “Bud” Albright Jr., Department of Energy undersecretary, will speak on the topic “An Energy Plan for Our Future.” Cost is $20 for members and $30 for prospective members. Make reservations with Ericka Milford at 543-3518 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The International Business Council will hold its third Breakfast Series session today from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Memphis Regional Chamber, 22 N. Front St. The session is titled “Importing: What You Should Know About Foreign Suppliers and the Offshore Supply Chain.” Cost is $20 per person. For more information, contact Brenda Montgomery at email@example.com or 543-3541.
The Sales & Marketing Society of the Mid-South will present a half-day seminar titled “Up the Loyalty Ladder” today from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Junior Achievement, 307 Madison Ave. Allan J. Katz will present the seminar. Cost is $99 for nonmembers and $79 for members. For reservations, call 435-0424.
The Collierville Chamber of Commerce will present the 19th Annual Business Expo today from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Cox Community Center, 440 W. Powell Road. The expo will feature 112 vendors. For more information, including a list of participants, visit www.colliervilleexpo.com or call 853-1949.
The Memphis Advertising Federation will hold its monthly luncheon today at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Mike Haines of Facebook will present “Social Media: It’s Changing Everything. Are You Ready?” The luncheon is free for members and $25 for guests. To register, visit www.memphisadfed.org.
The Center City Commission board of directors will meet today at noon at the Center City Commission office, 114 N. Main St.
The Shelby County Board of Commissioners Ad Hoc Committee on Public Education Funding Solutions will meet today at 4 p.m. in the commission chambers, 160 N. Main St. For more information, call Steve Summerall at 545-4301.
The Association for Women Attorneys will hold its annual banquet today at 5:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. The honoree will be attorney Ruby R. Wharton, wife of Shelby County Mayor A C Wharton Jr. U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Memphis, will induct the new officers. Cost is $55 for members, $65 for nonmembers and $25 for law students. For tickets, contact Lucie Brackin at firstname.lastname@example.org or 682-1712.